Introducing Dorothy Dandridge

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Summary:

An acclaimed stage performer, Dorothy Dandridge still struggled with the challenge of her color, in a time that wouldn't let some stars in by the front door. Yet against the odds, she beat out many more famous rivals for the role of Carmen Jones, becoming the first black woman ever nominated for a Best Actress Academy Award.

ISBN:
0783116748
Publisher, Date:
New York, NY. : HBO Home Video, c1999.
Description:
1 videodisc (115 min.)
Target Audience Note:
Rated R.
Notes:
Halle Berry, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Brent Spiner, Obba Babatunde, Loretta Devine, Cynda Williams, Latanya Richardson, Tamara Taylor, Alexis Carrington.
Based on the book by Earl Mills
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